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A podcast for film lovers! Join us each week for an in-depth discussion of two new films (or TV series), plus filmmaker interviews and special episodes. Here is where you can connect with us: Homepage: https://awesomefriday.ca Twitter: @AwesomeFridayCa Facebook: Awesome Friday Instagram: @AwesomeFridayCa YouTube: Awesome Friday Email: Contact Us If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us via Patreon or Ko-Fi, and please visit the blog at AwesomeFriday.ca for more reviews and features.

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A podcast for film lovers! Join us each week for an in-depth discussion of two new films (or TV series), plus filmmaker interviews and special episodes. Here is where you can connect with us: Homepage: https://awesomefriday.ca Twitter: @AwesomeFridayCa Facebook: Awesome Friday Instagram: @AwesomeFridayCa YouTube: Awesome Friday Email: Contact Us If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us via Patreon or Ko-Fi, and please visit the blog at AwesomeFriday.ca for more reviews and features.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 139: I.S.S. & The Taste of Things

2/19/2024
Greetings programs! We're back after a week away and talking about the new outer space set thriller I.S.S. and then catching up with France's official submission for the Best International Feature Oscar, The Taste of Things. Our opinions are both the same and different about both of these movies, and one them garnered a pretty specific reaction from Matthew. Join us! BONUS CONTENT: This week for your bonus episode, Simon and I talk first about films from our childhood that don't really hold up despite the nostalgia we may have attached to them, and then move on to films that are missing from our personal canon that may otherwise be embarrassing to admit. All Patreon supporters get access to all bonus episodes, and support starts at just $2 CAD per month. We'd love it if you consider joining. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/february-18th-up-98794330 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: As always this week's homepage has JustWatch-powered links to where you can buy, rent, or stream these films. If you use those links, we get a small referral, and we'll be eternally grateful. You'll also find our star ratings and all our other content, so please be sure to check those out! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/02/podcast-i-s-s-the-taste-of-things/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcastMeanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:00:47:51

Episode 138: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom & The Beekeeper

2/6/2024
Greetings programs! This week on the show, we're catching up with the last CDEU film, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and then we move on to Jason Statham's new action movie, The Beekeeper. Both of these movies are more fun than you think; join us to find out why! BONUS CONTENT: This week's bonus chat has us discussing our favourite against-type performances, among other things. Join us on Patreon for as little as CAD $2 per month! Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/february-4th-98000437 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Head to this weeks episode homepage to find JustWatch-powered links that will show you all the places you can buy, rent, or stream these movies. Use those links and help us keep the bills paid! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/02/podcast-aquaman-and-the-lost-kingdom-the-beekeeper/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:00:58:42

Episode 137: Oscars Special: The 96th Academy Awards Predictions & Preferences

1/29/2024
Greetings programs! It's that time of year when the Oscar nominees are announced! This week, we're breaking down our preferences and predictions for (almost) every category of the 96th Academy Awards. Some of our choices line up, and some don't, so listen to see if you agree with Matthew, Simon or both. Join us! BONUS CONTENT: Staying on theme with the Academy Awards, we look back at the best picture winners of our lifetimes and try to choose a favourite, and then attempt to pick out the year that makes us each say, "Wait, that film won best picture? Really?" It's a fun conversation, so join us! All Patreon supporters get access, starting at as little as CAD 2 per month. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/january-28th-97403284 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: On this week's episode homepage, you'll find both Matthew & Simon's Oscar Ballots, so you can hold them to account when the day comes. You will also find JustWatch-powered links on the episode homepage for all ten Best Picture nominees. Seven of the ten are available now, but the links will update as availability changes, so check back frequently. Use those links to watch the films and help us keep the lights on! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/01/podcast-the-2024-academy-awards-nominations/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:01:20:50

Episode 136: Eileen & Next Goal Wins

1/22/2024
This week on the show, we're covering the just-released thriller Eileen, starring Thomasin McKenzie and the incomparable Anne Hathaway, which Matthew first saw at Sundance 2023, and then finally follow up with Taika Waititi's latest sports underdog story Next Goal Wins. BONUS CONTENT: This week's bonus episode, available to all paid Patreon supporters, starts with a discussion of how one successful thing can influence the entire media landscape and carries on -a little rambly- from there. Support starts from just $2 CAD per month, a bargain! Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/january-21st-97000116 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: This week's episode homepage, as per usual, has JustWatch-powered links that will tell you where you can buy, rent, or stream the films we covered. If you use these links you'll be helping us keep the site running and the show going, so please do that if you want to watch the films! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/01/podcast-eileen-next-goal-wins/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:00:48:23

Episode 135: Echo & Lift

1/16/2024
Greetings programs! Join us this week as we look closer at the new Marvel Cinematic UNvierse series Echo and then the new F Gary Gray heist film Lift, which stars Kevin Hart. We liked one of these things more than the other. Listen to find out which! , BONUS CONTENT: This week's bonus chat has us talking once again about formative cinematic experiences. It's a bit free-form, but it was a fun conversation. Alll Patreon supporters can listen, and support starts at as little as $2 Canadian per month! Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/january-14th-96618549 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Over on this episode's homepage, you'll find links powered by JustWatch that will tell you where you can buy, rent, or stream each of these movies. If you use those links, it helps us keep the lights on at AwesomeFridayHQ, so we please ask that you do! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/01/podcast-echo-lift/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:01:04:50

Episode 134: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes & The Society of the Snow

1/8/2024
Greetings programs! This week, we're diving into the world of the Hunger Games with the new prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and then taking a look at Span's entry for the Best International Feature award at this year's Oscars, The Society of the Snow. BONUS CONTENT: On this week's Patron Bonus Round, we discuss some of the movies we received as Christmas gifts this year, leading to a talk about Tremors 2, Thelma & Louise, and It Follows. This episode is available to all patrons, and you can join our Patreon for as little as $2 Canadian a month! Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/january-7th-dvd-96115910 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Visit this week's episode homepage where you'll find our ratings and also JustWatch-powered links to all the places you can buy, rent, or stream each of the movies we discuss. Using those links helps us keep the lights on at Awesome Friday HQ and we appreciate each and every person who does! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/01/the-hunger-games-the-ballad-of-songbirds-and-snakes-the-society-of-the-snow/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9

Duration:01:01:40

Episode 133: Our Favourite Films of 2023

1/1/2024
Greetings programs! There is no bonus round this week, but our regular episode is double-sized, and we tackle all of our favourites of the year. We each made a list of a dozen films; we tackled all of them, with our absolute favourites coming last. We've had an excellent year making the show, and we want to thank everyone who has listened. We're looking forward to spending 2024 talking about movies with you! EPISODE HOMEPAGE: On this episode's homepage, you will find a JustWatch-powered link to everywhere you can digitally buy, rent, or stream each of the films. These links will update as availability changes, so check back often! https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/12/our-favourite-films-of-2023/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9

Duration:01:55:50

Episode 132: Leave The World Behind & The Holdovers

12/18/2023
Greetings programs! This week, we tackle the latest capital-C content from Netflix in Leave The World Behind and then the first new collaboration between Paul Giamatti and Alexander Payne in nearly twenty years, the 1970s and Christmas set The Holdovers. Join us! BONUS CONTENT: This week, our Patreon supporters can hear us talk about our favourite background jokes in movies, as well as our top three Ebenezer Scrooge portrayals. It only costs CAD 2$/ month to join our Patreon, and we'll love you forever if you do. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/december-17th-94865453 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Visit this episode's homepage for our ratings, all of our previous episodes and content, and JustWatch-powered links to where you can stream each of these movies. These links will update as availability changes, so make sure to check back often! Also, if you use these links, that will also help us keep the lightbulbs around Awesome Friday HQ lit. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/12/podcast-leave-the-world-behind-the-holdovers/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:00:54:10

Episode 131: Killers of the Flower Moon & Godzilla Minus One

12/11/2023
This week on the show we're finally catching up with Martin Scorsese's epic meditation on American sin, Killers of the Flower Moon, and the latest entry in the 70-year-strong giant monster franchise, Godzilla Minus One. BONUS CONTENT: This week's Patreon bonus episode has Simon asking for our dream Star Wars pitches and Matthew asking about which movies we won't be able to pass up on physical media. Join us for that for as little as $2 Canadian per month! Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/december-10th-94458138 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Remember to visit this episode's homepage for JustWatch-Powered links to where you can stream each movie which updates as their availability changes. You'll also find out star ratings and all of our other content. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/12/podcast-killer-of-the-flower-moon-godzilla-minus-one/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9

Duration:01:10:05

Episode 130: The Burning Season & May December at Whistler Film Fest 2023

12/4/2023
Greetings, patrons! This week, we're covering the 2023 Whistler Films Festival, one of the most interesting festivals in the Pacific Northwest because it so often features great Canadian content. We're covering our usual two films, both playing as part of the fest. First up is the new Canadian relationship drama The Burning Season and then Todd Haynes' new Natalie Portman & Julianne Moore starring drama May December. Whistler Film Festival: The online portion of this year's Whistler Film Festival runs from now until December 17th, 2023. There are a lot of great films to watch! Link: https://www.whistlerfilmfestival.com/browse/2023#view=online BONUS CONTENT: This week's bonus episode for Patreon supporters has us discussing formative experiences with video gaming, and as Warner Brothers continues their campaign of destroying their own reputation by deleting content, we talk about content we own digitally and which we'd be saddest to lose. All patrons get access, and support starts at just CAD $2 per month! Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/december-3rd-94048924 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Visit this week's homepage for our ratings and for JustWatch-powered links to all the places you can stream these films. If you follow those links to watch that will help us keep the lights on here at AFHQ. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/12/podcast-wff-2023-the-burning-season-may-december/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9

Duration:01:16:11

Episode 129: Five Nights at Freddy's & Jawan

11/26/2023
This week on the show, we're reviewing the latest video game film adaptation, Five Nights at Freddy's, and the latest from superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Jawan. Also, join us for this week's bonus show, free for all listeners! Join us! BONUS CONTENT: This week's bonus show is a long one, in which we have an extended discussion of Loki, followed by Simon asking why is The Lost World: Jurassic Park (and indeed, every sequel to Jurassic Park) not as good as Jurassic Park, and Matthew -having just found some old DVDs he thought lost- asking what old copies of movies would we like to find in a box somewhere? It's a fun discussion, and we have made it free for all listeners! If you like what you hear on this show, consider joining our Patreon, and you'll get lots more like it. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/november-26th-is-93587538 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: This week's homepage features JustWatch-powered links to where you can stream, rent, or buy each of these films. Use those links, and you'll be helping us keep the lights on at Awesome Friday HQ. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/11/podcast-five-nights-at-freddys-jawan/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9

Duration:00:55:49

Episode 128: Anatomy of a Fall & The Marvels

11/20/2023
This week on the show, join us as we talk about Anatomy of a Fall, one of the best courtroom dramas in recent memory, and the latest MCU entry, The Marvels. BONUS CONTENT: This week on the bonus show, Simon asks about the film scores we love and the best one of the century so far, and Matthew asks about movies we have blind-bought and ended up loving. All Patreon supporters get access to the bonus, and this week's episode will be available to everyone else starting on November 27th. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/november-19th-93234428 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: As always, please visit this week's episode homepage for JustWatch-powered streaming links. These links will tell you where you can buy, rent, or stream the films we cover and update as availability changes, so check back if you don't see a link you like because using them helps us keep the lights on at Awesome Friday HQ. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/11/podcast-anatomy-of-a-fall-the-marvels/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:01:12:03

Episode 127: The Killer & Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

11/13/2023
Greetings programs! This week's show sees us taking on the newest David Fincher movie, The Killer and the new Godzilla TV series from AppleTV+, Monarch: Legacy of Monsters. Join us! STRIKE NOTE: The 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes have both ended, with the unions winning virtually everything they had asked for. Solidarity! BONUS CONTENT: This week Simon asks if there are any stone-cold classic films that we just don't connect with, and Matthew asks what our favourite giant monster movies are! The bonus episode is available to all of our Patron supporters, and support costs as little as $2 CAD per month. Listen to the bonus show, and join us, here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/november-12th-we-92788444 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Find JustWatch-powered links to where you can watch each of these titles, and if you use those links you'll help us keep the lights on. You'll also find our star ratings and all of our other content. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/11/podcast-the-killer-monarch-legacy-of-monsters/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:01:00:18

Episode 126: A Haunting in Venice & Quiz Lady

11/6/2023
Greetings programs! This week, we're taking on two films new to Disney+: Kenneth Branagh's latest Poirot mystery, A Haunting in Venice, and the new Awkwafina & Sandra Oh starring comedy Quiz Lady. STRIKE NOTE: This episode was produced during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films being discussed here wouldn't exist. BONUS CONTENT: Patreon supporters this week get an extra half-hour discussion in which Simon asks what our all-time favourite Warner Brothers movies are, and Matthew asks what our favourite long (3+ hour) movies are. Support starts at just $2 CAD a month! Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/november-5th-of-92406355 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Find JustWatch-powered streaming links for each film on this episode's homepage. Use those links to watch them and help us keep the lights on! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/11/podcast-a-haunting-in-venice-quiz-lady/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9

Duration:01:02:56

Episode 125: Bottoms, Fair Play, & Pain Hustlers

10/29/2023
Greetings programs! We're back after an impromptu hiatus! To make up for it we're talking about three films on the show: Emma Seligman's Bottoms, Chloe Domont's Fair Play, and David Yates's Pain Hustlers. Join us! STRIKE NOTE: This episode was produced during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films being discussed here wouldn't exist. BONUS CONTENT: On this week's patron bonus episode, Matt asks Simon to name a film that he didn't expect to like, and turned out to love, and Simon asks Matt to recast any film on his DVD shelf with Brad Pitt. Join us for that, for as little as $2 CAD / month. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/october-29th-in-91908554 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE: This episode's homepage features JustWatch-powered streaming links for each title, which are updated as film availability is updated. Use these links to stream, rent, or buy the movies and help us keep the lights on at AFHQ! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/10/podcast-bottoms-fair-play-pain-hustlers/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:00:57:01

Episode 124: VIFF 2023: I'm Just Here for the Riot, Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe, & The Royal Hotel

10/9/2023
The 2023 Vancouver International Film Festival has drawn to a close, and this week, we're talking about three films we saw as part of the fest: I'm Just Here for the Riot, a documentary about the 2011 Stanley Cup Riot in Vancouver, our hometown. Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe is a documentary about a beloved children's entertainer who helped shape generations of Canadians. The Royal Hotel is a gripping thriller from director Kitty Green about two young women who take a job at a bar in rural Australia. We have much to say about each of them, so join us! STRIKE NOTE: This episode was produced during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films discussed here wouldn't exist. BONUS CONTENT: Apologies, due to conflicting Thanksgiving schedules, we do not have a bonus episode this week. SUPPORT: PatreonKo-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE: As always, find our star ratings and JustWatch-powered links to the places you can stream these films. THe links update as availability changes, so check back often! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/10/viff-2023-im-just-here-for-the-riot-mr-dressup-the-magic-of-make-believe-amp-the-royal-hotel/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9

Duration:01:00:35

Episode 123: Flora and Son & The Creator

10/2/2023
This week on the show, we dive into two movies in which our opinions are nearly mirror images of one another. Join us for discussions of Flora and Son, and The Creator! STRIKE NOTE: This episode was produced during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films discussed here wouldn't exist. BONUS CONTENT: This week, our patron bonus conversation is about movies we use as litmus tests for other people, among other things. Join us for as little as 2$ CAD a month! Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/october-1st-test-90176497 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Visit this episode's homepage for our star ratings and for JustWatch-powered links to where you can stream these movies. These links are updated as availability changes, so check back often if a film is unavailable, and if you use those links, we get a few pennies in our piggy bank. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/10/podcast-flora-and-son-the-creator/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:00:56:10

Episode 122: No One Will Save You & The Fall of the House of Usher

9/25/2023
This week, we're diving into two horror titles! Join us for the new Disney+/Hulu alien home invasion film No One Will Save You and then Mike Flanagan's latest for Netflix, The Fall of the House of Usher. Join us! STRIKE NOTE: This episode was produced during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films discussed here wouldn't exist. BONUS CONTENT: This week, our patrons get to hear us talk about whether we actually watch the movies we buy and then more discussion of the ongoing strikes: https://www.patreon.com/posts/september-24th-8979423 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Head to this episode's homepage for JustWatch-powered links to where you can stream both of these movies. Use those links to help us keep the lights on around here! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/09/podcast-no-one-will-save-you-the-fall-of-the-house-of-usher/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9

Duration:01:07:01

Episode 121: No Hard Feelings & Talk To Me

9/18/2023
Greetings programs! We're back with another summer catch-up episode! Join us as we dive into No Hard Feelings with Jennifer Lawrence, and then stick around for this year's big summer horror breakout, Talk To Me. Join us! STRIKE NOTE: This episode was produced during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films being discussed here wouldn't exist. BONUS CONTENT: Greetings patrons! Thank you once again for joining us! On this week's patron chat, we're taking on Drew Barrymore's disastrous decision to go back to work despite the strike, our favourite poets, and also movies that we could -without changing anything else- recast one actor. Join us for this and other fun movie conversations for the bargain price of CAD $2/month, and help us keep this thing going! Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/september-18th-89441914 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Head to this week's homepage to find links to all the places you can rent or buy these films, and in the process help us keep the lights on! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/09/podcast-no-hard-feelings-talk-to-me/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:00:50:25

Episode 120: The Meg 2: The Trench & El Conde

9/11/2023
Greetings programs! This week, Matthew and Simon catch up with another summer blockbuster, diving headfirst into the sea with The Meg 2: The Trench and then visit South America with the upcoming satire El Conde. Join us! STRIKE NOTE: This episode was produced during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films discussed here wouldn't exist. BONUS CONTENT: This week on the bonus show, Simon asks which is the best and most important decade for film, and Matthew follows up with which filmmakers we get the most excited to hear they are adapting classic material. The bonus show is available for all patrons to listen to, and the lowest support tier is just CAD $2/ month! Join us for some fun conversations! Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/sept-10th-bonus-89089330 SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiEPISODE HOMEPAGE: Visit this episode's homepage for JustWatch-powered streaming links for both movies. See where you can buy or rent each film, and if you use the links on our page, it helps us keep the lights on. Neat! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/09/podcast-the-meg-2-the-trench-el-conde/ CONNECT WITH US: https://awesomefriday.cahttps://stretched.ca/https://temporarypen.com/SHOW LINKS: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjbhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWwhttps://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcasthttps://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight.

Duration:01:03:11